Books & More

New Titles

Lists of books and media we've recently added to our collections. Browse by genre, format, age-level, or language.


Browse books in our collections that are on bestseller lists.

Award Winners

Browse award winning books, movies, and music in our collections.

Recommended Reading

Booklists for a variety of ages and genres selected by our librarians to help you decide what to read next.

Personal Reading Recommendations - 5forU

Our librarians will recommend 5 titles based on your reading interests.

Suggest Items We Don't Have

Complete a form to let us know what titles you would like us to buy.

Find Items We Don't Have

We can help you borrow materials from other libraries. Our three services include Link+, borrowing via SJSU, and ILLiad.

Lucky Day Collection

A browse-able collection of the hottest fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs, ready for checkout. For a limited time, items in the collection can be placed on hold!

Language Collections

Non-English books and media at our libraries, including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and more.

Graphic Novels at SJPL

Learn how to create original comics and connect with other artists, illustrators, and fans who share your passion for graphic novels and Manga.

Music Collections

Finding aid for sheet music collections at King Library. No full text or digital images.

More Than Books

Check out engravers or energy savings kits. Buy extra garbage stickers. Borrow seeds from the seed library.